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Events Calendar

Conferences/public lectures

The Centre normally holds 3 one-two day conferences in the academic year, and may host others,  as well as offering public lectures.  The Stephen Copley lecture is held annually, and CECS staff have given papers for the York Festival of Ideas.

Research Seminars

Where the CECS community of staff and students gather to hear and debate the latest research about the eighteenth century. Centre research seminars are held regularly in term time on Tuesdays at 4.30pm in KG/07 at the King's Manor.

Postgraduate Forum

The CECS Postgraduate Forum is a student-lead interdisciplinary research group that meets to listen to and discuss papers from fellow York postgrads, students from other universities, and visiting professors, in a relaxed and friendly environment.

 

Forthcoming Events

Tue
27
Oct

Lewis Todd, Fossil Talk: Coleridge, Hutton, and the Geo-logic of Language

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Lewis Todd (University of Cambridge)

Fri
30
Oct

Exploring Constellations

A William Blake Virtual "Reading" Group

Tue
3
Nov

Queens at the Spa: Catherine of Braganza and Mary of Modena at Bath and Tunbridge Wells

CECS PG Forum with Susannah Whaley (University of Auckland)

Tue
3
Nov

Colonialism and the idea of 'sex' in eighteenth-century Enlightenment thought

CECS Research Seminar with Onni Gust, University of Nottingham

Previous events

Exploring Constellations

Friday 23 October 2020

A William Blake Virtual "Reading" Group

‘Sublime Archimedean Art’: Shelley’s Steam Engine

Wednesday 21 October 2020

CECS Research Seminar with John Gardner, Anglia Ruskin University

Exploring Constellations

Friday 16 October 2020

A William Blake Virtual "Reading" Group

The Heroines of Harris' List: Narratives of Rape, Seduction and Debauchery in London's 1790s Bawdy Pamphlets

Tuesday 13 October 2020

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Francesca Killoran (University of York)

New Insights into the Restoration of Fairfax House

Saturday 10 October 2020

York Georgian Society Lecture with Dr. Ralph Harrington